Jan 28, 2021
Flu cases are down this year, mostly because all the COVID-19 precautions like hand-washing and social distancing. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t stay vigilant. In fact, it might be more important now than ever.
Jan 26, 2021
Penn State Health is implementing a systemwide patient bias prevention policy to protect employees from patients’ intolerant actions and directives based on background, race or religion.
Jan 25, 2021
Connect the dots. Stephen Caldwell says that’s what he does as inventory management specialist at Penn State Health Lime Spring Outpatient Center, where he orders, receives and delivers all supplies.
Jan 20, 2021
Clinical depression that sets in at a season’s start and goes into remission at the end is called seasonal affective disorder, or SAD. With a proper diagnosis, effective treatment is available.
Penn State Health today began providing initial COVID-19 vaccinations to members of its patient population, one day after the state expanded eligibility under its phase 1A vaccination plan.
Jan 13, 2021
You have the power to save lives today. January is National Blood Donation Month. Learn the benefits of donating—and how local organizations ensure donation is safe—in this Penn State Health Medical Minute.
Jan 11, 2021
Penn State Health today began offering COVID-19 vaccinations to community health care providers and emergency medical services providers not affiliated with its medical centers.
Jan 7, 2021
Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe for people with food allergies? Two infectious disease experts offer answers and explain how the body accepts the vaccine in this week’s Penn State Health Medical Minute.
Dec 17, 2020
Vaccines are in the news again – along with misinformation about their safety. We replace the common myths with truths about the safety and benefits of vaccination in this week’s Medical Minute.
Dec 10, 2020
As the U.S. authorizes distribution of the COVID vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna, here’s what you need to know about the vaccines — how they work, the doses required, their effectiveness and more.